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the inauguration is about more than one person or one party. tonight, chief national correspondent jim angle examines the underlying meaning and message behind the uniquely american day. >> the inauguration is not celebration of particular president. ed a firmation that the democratic system and practices endure. regular reminder that the calm transfer of power rooted in the constitution is unshakable american tradition. >> we do this in a peaceful, orderly way. no mob, no coop, no insurrection. >> in the u.s., elections and inaugurations are the regular heartbeat of the nation. they have not emphasized the historical significance. they began the address with these words. >> we start today a celebration of freedom. >> the first president bush had the same theme calling it democracy's big day. >> a good place to talk as neighbors and friends. this is a day when the nation is made whole, differences are suspended. >> democrats and republicans side-by-side as they take an oath to uphold and defend the constitution swearing on the bible. others prefer family bible. on sunday he placed hand on th
for change boy scouts. the long-held policy of excluding gays may soon be modified. jim angle is here to tell us about scouting about new future. >> the national boy scouts said they are considering removing the restrictions on sexual orientation for scouts and scout leaders, a significant change for the organization. statement from the group says, "this would mean there would no longer be any national policy regarding sexual orientation and the chartered organization that oversee and deliver scouting would accept membership and select leaders consistent with each organization's mission, principles or religious beliefs." so a decision by the national board, which takes up the matter february 4 could eliminate the restriction that now prevents the boy scout rules call open or avowed homosexuals from participating as scout or scout leaders. the local sponsors, churches and synagogues would have the right to make their own decisions about their scout troops. >> whatever entity controls the troop will decide whether or not they will allow gay scouts and gay leaders. >> the conservative family res
fought to overturn the jim crowe laws not with violence, but peace. >> we seek nonviolence and passive resistance and still determined to use the weapon of love. >> mike: that was in alabama, where dr. king was leading the montgomery bus boycott to end the days where blacks had to give up their seats for whites, the boycott lasted more than a year until a court put an end to segregation on buses. through the leadership conference dr. king worked with other civil rights lead towers bring the movement for equality not just for the south, but throughout the nation. >> i still have a dream. >> yes. >> it is deeply rooted in the american dream. >> mike: in 1963, dr. king brought the march to washington and announced his dream for all to hear. >> i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of this creed. the children who will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. i have a dream today. >> mike: the power of those words forced washington to take action and a year later, th
the talk is cheap. the promises are not. concerns entitlements and how to pay for them. jim angle says the president didn't shed light on that earlier in week. >> treated like innellis. he had several issues in inaugural address but one in particular stuck out to some. comment about entitlement. s. >> the commitment we make to each other, through medicare and social security, and they don't sap initiative. they strengthen us. >> if the programs don't go under. analysts puzzled by mr. obama's remarks because he makes it sound as if someone opposes medicare and social security. >> it was sort of a strawman argument. i don't know who wants to scrap medicare, social security and medicaid. >> republican leaders were puzzled that the president didn't address what every member of congress knows to be true. >> if we don't work together to strengthen our entitlement programs they will go interrupt. >> automatic cuts will be forced on seniors who are already receiving benefits. rendering worthless the promises they built the retirement around. >> ironically, the president's course essentially to
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